[arch-general] pacman new generation

Karol Blazewicz karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 04:52:34 EST 2011

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Nicolas Sebrecht <nsebrecht at piing.fr> wrote:
> The 21/11/11, Thorsten Töpper wrote:
>> Seriously, it's probably meant like this but your mail reads like a
>> "Hey why don't you learn $INSERT_LANG_HERE and rewrite your whole
>> system."
>> I've not participated in pacman development myself so I guess I should
>> stfu myself, but for me this proposal just reads like a kick into the
>> faces of Allan, Dan and all the other people who did so.
> I don't think, so. Or nothing could be discussed because some others did
> another choice some time ago.
> OP raised one or two benefits of Haskell over shell scripting. He is
> right even if it's somewhat partial: many of high-level languages have
> very good advantages over shell scripting. I do think pacman could be
> much better if rewritten in one of these languages.
> --
> Nicolas Sebrecht

Isn't pacman written in C?

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